Virtual Program - Space Available

Once again the Washington Township Historical Society is co-sponsoring former township resident and teacher Gordon Ward as he presents “Troubadour Tales: Live Music & Stories.” Originally scheduled as a live event, Gordon has agreed to appear on-line. The program is free; however, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED throught he Washington Township Public Library site. Monday evening, October 19, 7pm to 8pm. Reserve your spot now and get the virtual link invitation by email.

The Washington Township Historical Society offering a $1000 scholarship

The Washington Township Historical Society once again is offering a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a resident of Washington Township, who plans to attend a two or four-year college, and who intends to pursue a major involving history or who has displayed an interest in local, county or state history. Students who attend West Morris Central should obtain an application from the Guidance Department & submit it through the Guidance Department. Students not attending WMC should request an application from the Historical Society, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 189, Long Valley, NJ 07853 or telephone 908-876-9696 and leave a message. Non-WMC student applications must be submitted to and received by the Society no later than May 1.

The Washington Township Historical Society aims to bring together people interested in the history of Washington Township, Morris County, the state of New Jersey, and promote a better appreciation of our American heritage.


We support historical programs, archives, publications, preservation, markers, and historical collections in our museum. We are a nonprofit organization that is federally recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.